A fresh look at inland fisheries and their role in food security and livelihoods

To highlight inland fisheries’ catch and contribution to global nutrition, this paper synthesizes recent data and innovative approaches for assessing such livelihood contributions and their importance in countries with limited access to ocean resources and aquaculture.  They review research, including collated information published in a recent Food and Agriculture Organization report, to provide an up to date characterization of the state of knowledge on the role of inland fisheries.

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Funge‐Smith, S. and A. Bennett

Publication Date

26 September 2019

Publication Name

Fish and Fisheries


Economic value, Global catch, Inland fisheries, Livelihoods, Nutrition